What Was Your Favorite Kids' Book as a Child?

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    Hatchet and Brians Winter were my two favorite I think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colonels_Wear_Blue View Post
    I probably read this one twenty times over my childhood years, literally. A young boy stranded on a tropical island and learning to survive. Eventually inspired me later in life to take an actual survival trip with some of my good college buddies down in the Everglades.

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    A series of Unfortunate Events and Harry Potter series.

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    Nancy Drew Mystery Books

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    Where the Wild Things Are

    The Polar Express

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    Quote Originally Posted by HammerTime View Post
    Where the Wild Things Are
    "...and it was still hot."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beechwoodfan View Post
    Nancy Drew Mystery Books
    My sister's favorites.

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    I also was a huge fan of Shel Silverstein's "Where the Sidewalk Ends".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumper_Dad View Post
    Later on when I started reading, this was probably my favorite...

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    Upside Down Town by Frank Emerson Andrews

    My intrigue with it was probably a good early indication that I'd become one who'd often question norms.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lawildcat View Post
    I read a lot of MAD magazine. Does that count?!
    Maybe not, but you kept interesting company.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Runcible Owl View Post
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    Call of the Wild!

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    I really enjoyed the Hardy Boys books.

    There was a series of books about a youth detective called Encyclopedia Brown that I liked.

    There was a book I remember called Follow my Leader. It was about a 12 year old who was blinded by a prank gone wrong. It dealt with his building a relationship with his seeing eye dog. I literally read that one over and over until it fell apart.

    I was a voracious reader as a youth and was very excited when I was 12 and my parents said I could read an "adult" book. It was The Exorcist. My mother was also a big reader and I read lots of her hand me downs. She liked mysteries and Ellery Queen was a favorite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumper_Dad View Post
    Call of the Wild!
    Call of the Wild and White Fang were 2 more of my favorites.

    I'll just list some more...I've been an avid reader since...well...5 or so.
    My earliest favorite was Clifford The Big Red Dog

    Much later
    Pipi Longstocking
    The Yearling
    Sooner
    Where The Red Fern Grows
    Summer of My German Soldier
    All the Judy Blume's
    Algonquin
    Heidi
    The Secret Garden
    The Wind in the Willows

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    "Dragons of Winter's Night" of the Dragonlance series

    "Little House on the Prairie" series

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